Exploring the Future Beyond Cyberpunk’s Neon and Noir
From Afrofuturism to the New Weird, nine sci-fi subgenres for understanding what’s to come “Cyberpunk” has been the go-to imagery of the future for a…
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RT : “Please don’t let the President calling the porn star he cheated on his wife with a horseface distract from his pas…
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RT : This headline makes me feel strangely better about the world.
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RT : If only there were someone—I dunno, say a Republican Senator on the Energy and Natural Resources Committee—who coul…
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RT : This heartbreaking story of a husband and father with deep community roots should make Stephen Miller happy as he w…
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RT : Voting is not a blood contract! Vote for the least shitty person and then yell at them until they get less shitty o…
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Test-Driven React: The Mostly Definitive Guide to Testing React
Test-Driven React is a living, breathing guide to all things testing in React. Constantly updated, better you bookmark it! Web development is fantastic! You…
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The Amazing 30-Year Odyssey of a Counterfeit Saudi Prince
“My name is Khalid,” he tells me, and I want to believe him. After all, he has traveled the world as royalty—the son of the king of Saudi Arabia, no less.…
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Was There a Connection Between a Russian Bank and the Trump Campaign?
A set of cryptic data has inspired a years-long argument over its meaning. Illustration by Jarek Waszul In June, 2016, after news broke that the Democratic…
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Myth Busting Banksy
The recent incident around Banksy embedding a shredder into the frame of his Girl With A Balloon has caught the world’s attention. As a nerd obsessed with the…
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RT : It's a really scary time for dudes right now. So I wrote a song about it. Go friends!
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RT : Republicans last week: Here in America you're innocent until proven guilty

This week:
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Trump Engaged in Suspect Tax Schemes as He Reaped Riches From His Father
OCT. 2, 2018 The president has long sold himself as a self-made billionaire, but a Times investigation found that he received at least $413 million in today’s…
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The Pointlessness and Promise of Art After Death
Ingeborg Aarsand A recent article at New Zealand’s The Spinoff compared Mount Eerie’s 2017 album, A Crow Looked at Me, to, among other things, the Holocaust…
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The Existential Void of the Pop-Up ‘Experience’
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How Robyn transformed pop
I n Ibiza, at the beginning of August, the Swedish pop icon Robyn was throwing a party at Pikes, the small, labyrinthine villa where Wham! filmed the video for…
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How Russia Helped Swing the Election for Trump
Kathleen Hall Jamieson, of Penn, has done a forensic examination of the campaign. Illustration by Tyler Comrie Donald Trump has adopted many contradictory…
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Alternative Influence
Broadcasting the Reactionary Right on YouTube Rebecca Lewis Published 09.18.18 Download Report New Data & Society report Alternative Influence: Broadcasting the…
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How Robyn, Pop’s Glittery Rebel, Danced Her Way Back From Darkness
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Everything You Know About Obesity Is Wrong
From the 16th century to the 19th, scurvy killed around 2 million sailors, more than warfare, shipwrecks and syphilis combined. It was an ugly, smelly death,…
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Carrie Coon’s Existential Journey to TV Stardom
Coon often winds up in roles that revolve around faith and uncertainty. Photograph by Pari Dukovic for The New Yorker When Carrie Coon was five years old, she…
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The battle for the soul of biodiversity
It’s a hot and humid afternoon in the suburbs of Washington DC, and Bob Watson is looking worried. The renowned atmospheric chemist sits back on a bench in his…
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See No Evil
by Miriam Posner Software helps companies coordinate the supply chains that sustain global capitalism. How does the code work—and what does it conceal? The Port…
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Franken-algorithms: the deadly consequences of unpredictable code
T he 18th of March, 2018, was the day tech insiders had been dreading. That night, a new moon added almost no light to a poorly lit four-lane road in Tempe,…
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A monstrous primer on the works of H.P. Lovecraft
Image by Michael Bukowski for Polygon In the realm where science fiction, horror and fantasy meet lives the work of Howard Phillips Lovecraft, who endures as…
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An Oral History of ‘GoldenEye 007’ on the N64 – MEL Magazine
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Tessa Thompson Knows People Can’t Stop Thinking About Her
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The Untold Story of NotPetya, the Most Devastating Cyberattack in History
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My Woke Hot American Summer: 72 Hours at Male Feminism Camp
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Last Alan Moore Interview?
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27 Vinyl Record Storage And Shelving Solutions
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Aretha Franklin’s Voice Endures
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Moral Outrage Can Backfire When It Goes Viral
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EXCHANGE
A Drexciya Discography Review Reviewed by Shawn O'Sullivan DJ New York City, NY Several times throughout recent history, Detroit served as the birthplace for…
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For Italy’s Abused Women, a Legal Labyrinth Compounds the Wounds
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How Big Is the Alt Right? Inside My Futile Quest to Count
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New York City today: Slow subways, slummy projects, soaring rents
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It's Looking Extremely Likely That QAnon Is A Leftist Prank On Trump Supporters
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What Does It Mean to Ban Alex Jones?
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What Would Hannah Gadsby Do?
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Notes on the Death of Oxana Shachko
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How the Democratic Socialists of America Learned to Love Cynthia Nixon and Electoral Politics
Cynthia Nixon recently announced that she is a democratic socialist, but the D.S.A. was not immediately eager to claim her. Photograph by Drew Angerer / Getty…
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RT : "At some point, law clerk Brett Kavanaugh is going to be nominated for the Supreme Court. At that point, if the Dem…
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In WH briefing, Sarah Sanders refuses to confirm she does not view press as "the enemy of the people' (repeatedly) / Boing Boing
In WH briefing, Sarah Sanders refuses to confirm she does not view press as "the enemy of the people' (repeatedly)
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The GOP’s New Midterm Message: Pelosi Wants to Cut Medicare
The GOP’s New Midterm Message: Nancy Pelosi Wants to Cut Medicare
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The Storm Is the New Pizzagate — Only Worse
They have a surprisingly decent graphics department over in Crazyland. Photo: Anonymous A new conspiracy theory called “The Storm” has taken the grimiest parts…
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RT : These harassers are the core trumpists, by the way — his real base. All those fawning profiles should probably ment…
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11 weeks ago
What is QAnon? Explaining the bizarre rightwing conspiracy theory
Inflammatory YouTube videos targeting Tom Hanks are the latest manifestation.Photograph: Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP If you happened to be watching YouTube…
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Clean out your PS4’s noisy fan already
The PlayStation 4 is a remarkable device, notable for its sharp edges, rhombus-like profile and minuscule size. But with that super-small footprint comes one…
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Jeff Sessions announces new religious liberty task force to combat “dangerous” secularism - Vox
Jeff Sessions announces a religious liberty task force to combat “dangerous” secularism
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Conservative think-tanker accidentally defends Bernie Sanders' single-payer health care plan.
Conservative Think-Tanker Accidentally Argues That Single Payer Could Save Americans $2 Trillion
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How to combat people’s racial bias, according to the research - Vox
Research says there are ways to reduce racial bias. Calling people racist isn’t one of them.
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RT : The right’s cynical, lying media manipulation tactics are patently obvious, and yet most media organizations play a…
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RT : Hey this is factually incorrect.

The call to was started by undocumented youth and others wh…
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Cynthia Nixon Thinks You’re Underestimating Her. She Thinks You’re Wrong.
Cynthia Nixon is challenging Andrew M. Cuomo in the Democratic primary for New York governor this fall. Credit Todd Heisler/The New York Times By Even then, no…
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All That’s Left Is the Vote
Illustration by João Fazenda In the haze of summer, with books still to be read, weeds pulled, kids retrieved from camp, it’s a little hard to fathom that,…
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12 weeks ago
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Amazon Accidentally Makes Rock-Solid Case for Not Giving Its Face Recognition Tech to Police
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How Goop’s Haters Made Gwyneth Paltrow’s Company Worth $250 Million
Gwyneth Paltrow. Credit Amanda Demme for The New York Times By O n a Monday morning in November, students at Harvard Business School convened in their classroom…
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RT : These two guys stood guard over Trump's Walk of Fame Star and its hilarious.
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Academics explain David Foster Wallace to me
First, the flyers were defaced. Hung in the hallways of Illinois State University’s English department, the message was inked identically on each one: NAH I…
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12 weeks ago
There’s No Evidence That the ‘Radical Left’ Is Helping Trump
There’s Still No Evidence That the ‘Radical Left’ Is Helping Trump
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12 weeks ago
Twitter
RT : Reminder: last year John Bolton called the Russian election interference "an act of war."

Now as national securit…
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Amazon's facial recognition identified lawmakers as lawbreakers
Amazon's facial recognition identified lawmakers as lawbreakers
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RT : This photo is four Billy Bragg songs at once.
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RT : To be clear, White House now claiming right to determine what journalists’ questions are appropriate or not. This i…
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RT : This is an incredibly important report.

We need to be clear-eyed about the overlap between extremist groups in th…
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RT : NYT: Trump “raged at his staff” because Melania’s Air Force One TV was tuned to CNN, a violation of his Fox-only pr…
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RT : "Lock her up," Attorney General Jeff Sessions says with a laugh as chant breaks out during high school leadership s…
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